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Last Updated: July 21, 2014
(Newest Vacancy Listed First)
Event Services-Director of Event Services
Plant Maintenance-Engineer III
Public Safety – Public Safety Officer
Sales and Marketing -Sales Manager
General Description: The Director of Event Services is responsible for the event management staff that arranges, coordinates and supervises of all events held in the New Orleans Morial Convention Center and ensures maximum client satisfaction and enhances and promotes repeat business.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in business management or related field; and six to ten years related experience in a large scale convention and/or multi-purpose facility preferred. Five years related experience in a major administrative capacity desired. Food and Beverage and public admission experience a plus. (Education to experience ratio accepted) CMP desired.
General Description: The Engineer III is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Physical Plant and HVAC systems of the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. This individual monitors all systems as to the proper and safe limitation of plant equipment in accordance with industry guidelines.
Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Technical school background in related field preferred. Four to ten years related experience and/or training. Second Class Stationary Engineer’s license with A/C and Boiler endorsements and Universal Refrigeration license required.
General Description: The Public Safety Officer is responsible for performing duties associated with security, public safety, fire safety and emergency response in accordance with policies and procedures set by the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. This individual is responsible for protecting the building, personnel and guests against possible safety infractions and responds to and documents all incidents related to public safety.
Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Two years security, safety or law enforcement related experience and/or training preferred. Certifications in first aid and CPR desired. This individual shall be able to work extended/irregular hours as necessary including nights, weekends and holidays, professionally interact with diverse groups of people in high pressure situations and have reliable transportation.
The Secretary of the Event Services Division is responsible for all of the supportive, clerical and office functions required to successfully assist clients, contractors, attendees and New Orleans Morial Convention Center personnel in the successful execution of events.Qualifications:Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; and six months to one year related experience and/or training in a clerical field.
The Electrician III is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all electrical installations and systems of the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. This individual is responsible for monitoring, repairing and installing all electrical equipment according to established industry guidelines, local and national codes. Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Technical school background or apprenticeship program preferred. Four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Class D City of New Orleans Electrical License required.
The Shipping, Receiving & Inventory Clerk is responsible for providing in-house services such as receiving and delivering goods and materials ordered by New Orleans Morial Convention Center departments, shipping items to outside parties, transporting clients and employees and maintaining accountable records of assets owned by the company. Qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; and six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. This individual shall have a basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license with no more than two moving violations within a twelve month period. Must be able to learn how to operate a forklift, manual and electric pallet jack, electronic cart and standard office equipment.
Sales and Marketing –Sales Manager
Salary: Comm. w/experience
FLSA Classification- Exempt
Opening Date: July 21, 2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The Sales Manager is responsible for prospecting and soliciting event space sales for the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, with an emphasis toward new business development by promoting and increasing the awareness of the Convention Center to accounts in assigtned markets and assists the sales team and hospitality community as required. This individual shall work cooperatively and expeditiously with the NOMCVB and peer groups within the hospitality industry on the planning and execution of joint sales efforts. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and two to four years related experience and/or training in a convention, hotel and/or large multi-purpose facility desired. CMP, CEM or CGMP designation preferred. Ability to work under minimal supervision, work extended/irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary and travel required.
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Human Resources Department
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone – (504) 582-3107